Management buys Carleton
- Top man. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;03/12/99, Issue 5129, p20
Reports on Hillsdown Holdings PLC's growth plans for its Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer furniture units. Move of the company toward specialist furniture stores in Great Britain; Comments from Michael Teacher, Hillsdown's chief executive; Export plans; Teacher's vision for the company's...
- Hillsdown keeps furniture division. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;12/11/98, Issue 5118, p2
Focuses on food company Hillsdown Holdings PLC's decision to abandon plan to sell its upholstery groups in Great Britain. NatWest Equity Partners' failure to meet its initial offer; Proposal to turn around the loss making firms.
- Non, merci beaucoup! Danby, Sandra // Cabinet Maker;10/16/98, Issue 5110, p1
Opinion. Comments on Hillsdown's rejection of Cauval's bid for the company. Impact of the sale process on the performance of the individual companies; Implications for Great Britain's furniture industry; Explanation for Hillsdown's rejection of Cauval's bid.
- BOOM AMID THE GLOOM. Cope, Nigel // Accountancy;Jan1993, Vol. 111 Issue 1193, p28
The article discusses how some British companies take advantage of recessions as an opportunity to expand or acquire properties. In the last recession some companies, now very well known, used the slump either to start on the acquisition trail, like Williams Holdings PLC and Hillsdown Holdings...
- Is the price right? Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;12/04/98, Issue 5117, p1
Opinion. Discusses the issues concerning the fate of British furniture firms Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer. Remarks of Michael Teacher, chief executive of firms' owner Hillsdown Holdings; Issue of money.
- Cauval exit clears way for Payne bid as MacKenzie prepares to retire. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;12/04/98, Issue 5117, p2
Focuses on the decision of French group Cauval to end its attempt to acquire British furniture firms, Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer, from Hillsdown Holdings. Preferred bid headed by John Payne who has resigned as Hillsdown chief executive; Deadline imposed for any sale; Cauval's search for...
- Seats that are safe and comfortable. // Cabinet Maker;05/08/98, Issue 5087, p25
Reports that Carleton Furniture has enhanced its entire seating range and desking systems to comply with design and ergonomic legislation. Need for cost effectiveness and efficiency.
- United buys, renames Kiss Furniture. // Furniture/Today;8/5/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p4
Reports the acquisition of upholstery producer United Furniture Inds. for North Carolina-based Kiss Furniture in the U.S. Views about the renamed Worthington House, a subsidiary of United Hughes; Capability of the parent company to branch into price points; Solidification of position in eastern U.S.
- Hardware sources Trendler, TCI merge. // Furniture/Today;8/5/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p20
Reports on the merging of hardware and furniture manufacturer, Trendler and parts importer, TCI & Associates. Decision of TCI founder, Stefan Gfesser to join Trendler; Background of Gfesser on sales and marketing; Complement of TCI to Trendler.